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NATIONAL MEDIA CORPORATION ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING STOCK

 PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- National Media Corporation (NYSE: NM) announced today that it knows of no corporate development to account for the recent activity in the Company's common stock.
 John J. Turchi, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of National Media Corporation said today that: "Notwithstanding the recent price movement, the present price of National Media common stock does not, in the Company's view, fully reflect the value of the Company's assets or the future potential of our business. The Company continues to operate its business and evaluate strategic opportunities and partnerships to enhance shareholder value. Particular focus is on National Media's international business that conducts the Company's home shopping infomercial activities in 24 countries around the world. Naturally, there can be no assurances that any specific plan will be forthcoming."
 National Media Corporation is the leading worldwide marketer of consumer products through home shopping infomercials, as well as through other forms of distribution including catalogs, credit card statement inserts, print advertising and retail. The Company's activities extend into the United States, Canada, and twenty-four other countries in Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia/Pacific region.
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 /CONTACT: Craig A. Streem, Vice President/Investor Relations of National Media Corporation, 215-772-5035/
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